Job: Policy Analyst
|Salary||Comensurate with experience|
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General Position Purpose Statement
The Policy Analyst reports to the Policy Manager or to the Policy Director, as determined by the Policy Director, and is a member of the Policy Team. This position and Team work to: implement initiatives relating to public policy issues, legislative and regulatory advocacy; create accessible opportunities and resources for economic stability and sustained well-being for survivors of domestic violence and their families; collaborate with housing, and social service systems as well as employers and/or employment and job development agencies; collaborate with justice system officials to promote victim-centered laws and policies that focus on victim safety as well as offender accountability; and provide liaison between family violence service providers and state agencies, including the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), the Office of the Governor, the Office of the Attorney General, and the regional Councils of Government.
The Policy Analyst will be assigned to issues related to family violence program policy and best practices for service provision to survivors of family violence among other areas. In the assigned area, the Policy Analyst will provide consultative services to agencies and professionals that provide services to or advocate for victims of family violence, or that develop and implement laws, regulations and policies relating to family violence. This Policy Analyst will also be assigned to provide support and guidance to legal advocates and civil and criminal justice systems in their work for survivors. This includes assistance in researching, training, developing materials, and helping to implement laws on best practice and policies and strengthening community collaboration in response to survivors’ legal needs.
Essential Responsibilities/Duties (inclusive of the following; please see job description for complete listing)
• Research, assess, and maintain a strong knowledge base on best practices for service provision to survivors of family violence, organizational policies, funder requirements and regulations, relocation and confidentiality, and other related issues.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and minimum level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as exhaustive of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for the position. The employee will be required to perform any other job-related duties as required by the job objectives, the Director of Policy, the TCFV President, and mission and philosophy of TCFV. This description does not modify any employee’s at-will-status and is not a contract for continued employment of any duration.
Please note that applicant must have demonstrated ability to produce excellent written materials as well as experience providing advocacy services to survivors of family violence.
Bilingual skills in English and Spanish strongly preferred: ability to read, write and converse.
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